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Man charged with murdering 7-month-old son

Baby suffered fractured skull, police say
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Posted at 4:04 PM, Mar 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-29 20:23:15-04

SHARONVILLE, Ohio -- A 27-year-old father has been arrested and charged with murder after his 7-month-old son suffered a fractured skull, according to police.

Police say Joshua Mounts was caring for the boy on Jan. 25 when the child suffered blunt force trauma that caused his death.

Here's a transcript of a 911 call released by police:

Caller:  "I have a 6-month-old. He just quit breathing. I don't know what to do."

911:  "OK, he's not breathing?"

Caller: "No, what should I do?"

911: "All right, I have the ambulance being dispatched, OK?  What's your name?"

Caller: "I'm his father. I'm Joshua Mounts."

The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office ruled the death a homicide.

Mounts is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.